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Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in FloridaMore than 1,800 passengers and crew stranded off Panama are getting mixed signals about the chance for finally reaching port in Florida
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, walks with his Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez as they review the troops during a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. On Thursday, March 26, 2020, the U.S. Justice Department made public it has charged in several indictments against Maduro and his inner circle, including Padrino, that the leader has effectively converted Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traffickers and terrorist groups as he and his allies stole billions from the South American country. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
Guaido urges unity government backed by loans to fight virusVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is calling for the creation of a "national emergency government" of diverse political leanings to fight the spread of the coronavirus with the assistance of $1.2 billion in international loans
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gambleEven as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, the Brazilian president has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world leader
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a reward poster for Cliver Alcala-Cordones that was released on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The U.S. Justice Department has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism. (Department of Justice via AP)
AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custodyFour people familiar with the case say a retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP Sources: Ex-Venezuelan general indicted with Nicolás Maduro in alleged narcoterrorism conspiracy is in DEA custodyAP Sources: Ex-Venezuelan general indicted with Nicolás Maduro in alleged narcoterrorism conspiracy is in DEA custody
The Associated Press2 days ago
A man wearing homemade face protection carries a full cylinder of cooking gas after waiting in a long line for the gas truck to arrive during a lockdown to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as narcoterroristThe Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, stepping up measures to drive the socialist leader from power
The Associated Press2 days ago
4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off PanamaFour passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard the ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This Oct. 28, 2008 file photo shows prototypes of a satellite developed by China for Venezuela and a launching rocket on display at a satellite center station in El Sombrero, Venezuela. Venezuela’s only telecommunications satellite has veered off its orbit and stopped working, according to a government statement on March 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Howard Yanes, File)
Venezuela's only telecoms satellite is lost in spaceVenezuela’s only telecommunications satellite has veered off its orbit and stopped working, creating a logistical headache for the cash-strapped South American nation
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & CaribbeanAP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019 file photo, Venezuelan Minister of Internal Affairs, Justice and Peace, Nestor Reverol, gives a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela. On Thursday, March 26, 2020, the U.S. Justice Department made public it has charged in several indictments against Venezuelan President Maduro and his inner circle, including Reverol, that the leader has effectively converted Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traffickers and terrorist groups as he and his allies stole billions from the South American country.  (AP Photo/Leonardo Fernandez, File)
A defiant Maduro threatens 'cowboy' Trump after drug chargeVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is warning Washington that he is ready to fight by whatever means necessary now that the U.S. has indicted the socialist leader and offered $15 million for his arrest
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexican border city to quarantine returning migrantsThe Mexican border state of Chihuahua says it will set up a shelter to house deported migrants for a two-week quarantine
The Associated Press2 days ago
US prosecutors indict Veneula's Maduro, top aides on narcoterrorism chargesUS prosecutors indict Veneula's Maduro, top aides on narcoterrorism charges
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019 file photo, Venezuelan Minister of Internal Affairs, Justice and Peace, Nestor Reverol, gives a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela. On Thursday, March 26, 2020, the U.S. Justice Department made public it has charged in several indictments against Venezuelan President Maduro and his inner circle, including Reverol, that the leader has effectively converted Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traffickers and terrorist groups as he and his allies stole billions from the South American country.  (AP Photo/Leonardo Fernandez, File)
US indicts Venezuela's Maduro on narcoterrorism chargesThe U.S. Justice Department has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism
The Associated Press3 days ago
Sources say the Trump administration will indict Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circleSources say the Trump administration will indict Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circle
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mexican governor says poor are 'immune' to coronavirusThe governor of a state in central Mexico is arguing that the poor are “immune” to the new coronavirus, even as the federal government suspends all nonessential government activities beginning Thursday in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus
The Associated Press3 days ago
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